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Leading Law Firm Networks: The Elite (Legal Networks) — Global-wide

Leading Law Firm Networks: The Elite - Global-wide

First Law International

From the Chambers Global guide

Number of member firms: 64

Number of firms ranked in Chambers guides: 39

About this network: Brussels-based First Law International provides cross-border support to a wide assortment of clients across more than 75 countries. Members participate in the network’s range of practice groups, which include banking, litigation, energy and IT among others. Member firms are carefully selected via a vetting process which checks for quality standards, timely responsiveness and customer satisfaction. These standards are maintained through regular training and a biannual general conference which promotes information-sharing between members and clients. Orlando Casares is a key contact.

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Leading Law Firm Networks: The Elite - Global-wide

From the Chambers Global guide

Number of member firms: 84

Number of firms ranked in Chambers guides: 62

About this network: Focused on promoting the international relationships among its members, Interlaw is a network that connects lawyers in more than 140 cities worldwide. Having implemented systems such as special business teams and affinity groups, along with a newsletter for its members, media and client subscribers, the network encourages firms to collaborate and develop together. Interlaw services clients in a breadth of industries and offers cross-jurisdictional support. Chair of the network Michael Siebold is a key contact.

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Leading Law Firm Networks: The Elite - Global-wide

From the Chambers Global guide

Number of member firms: 47

Number of firms ranked in Chambers guides: 40

About this network: In the four decades since its foundation, the Interlex Group has established a network which spans 49 firms over 60 countries. An informal partnership with Lex Africa complements a membership based in Europe, the Middle East, the Asia-Pacific region and the Americas. The Interlex Group emphasises personal relationships among its member firms and this is demonstrated in annual and regional meetings as well as relationship-building events. Lawrence Swibel, president of the network, is a key contact.

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Leading Law Firm Networks: The Elite - Global-wide

From the Chambers Global guide

Number of member firms: 153

Number of firms ranked in Chambers guides: 145

About this network: Lex Mundi has built a stellar reputation among law firm networks, with a membership which spans more than 100 countries around the globe. Member firms interact frequently on mandates, training programmes and events and are therefore able to seamlessly tend to their clients' global needs. Membership is thoroughly vetted and subject to review, as well as guidance and feedback from a client advisory council. President Carl Anduri is a key contact.

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Leading Law Firm Networks: The Elite - Global-wide

From the Chambers Global guide

Number of member firms: 172

Number of firms ranked in Chambers guides: 100

About this network: This well-established network connects a considerable group of full-service law firms with clients seeking cross-border representation in over 80 countries around the world. High standards are maintained throughout the network through adherence to a strict quality assurance programme, which collates feedback from both clients and referring firms. Members meet regularly at network-wide events and are co-ordinated in their collaborative mandates by regional directors. Tanna Moore, president and chief executive officer of the network, is a key contact.

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Leading Law Firm Networks: The Elite - Global-wide

From the Chambers Global guide

Number of member firms: 80

Number of firms ranked in Chambers guides: 53

About this network: Multilaw was founded in 1990 and currently features members in over 150 significant commercial centres across 100 countries around the globe. Members advise clients hailing from a variety of industry sectors and are experienced in a large range of practice areas, from agribusiness to white-collar crime. The network offers further learning opportunities to its mid to senior-level members through an intensive training programme called the Multilaw Academy. Multilaw pitches for work as an organisation, and individual referrals between members are tracked to further ensure standards are maintained. Adam Cooke, executive director of the network, is a key contact.

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Leading Law Firm Networks: The Elite - Global-wide

From the Chambers Global guide

Number of member firms: 154

Number of firms ranked in Chambers guides: 102

About this network: This network has considerable geographical breadth, with members located in most major jurisdictions. Member firms are selected based on a careful vetting process overseen by the TAGLaw advisory board and provide clients with full-service support around the globe. They are encouraged to meet regularly and have access to a series of training programmes through the TAG Academy. The network is closely affiliated with the other professional services components of TAG Alliances. Chris Cervellera and CEO Richard Attisha are key contacts.

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Leading Law Firm Networks: The Elite - Global-wide

From the Chambers Global guide

Number of member firms: 138

Number of firms ranked in Chambers guides: 112

About this network: Terralex is present in over 100 countries around the world, allowing its members to provide full-service and cross-border support to clients from a variety of industry sectors. Member firms are organised in practice groups and meet regularly to encourage international collaboration. The network’s operations are also influenced and constantly improved by regular contact with premier in-house counsel. Chair Harry Trueheart and chief business development and marketing officer Tim Shannon are primary contacts.

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Leading Law Firm Networks: The Elite - Global-wide

From the Chambers Global guide

Number of member firms: 53

Number of firms ranked in Chambers guides: 51

About this network: This network was established in 1988 and now offers its services across more than 70 countries worldwide. Members foster mutually beneficial relationships at biannual events and come together in industry and practice area groups to provide collaborative assistance to clients, as well as to refer cross-border mandates to one another. Quality standards are monitored and referrals are tracked. Beth Castro is a key contact.

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Leading Law Firm Networks: The Elite - Global-wide

World Services Group

From the Chambers Global guide

Number of member firms: 111

Number of firms ranked in Chambers guides: 108

About this network: The World Services Group is a network of law firms and service providers from the accounting and investment banking sectors. It operates in over 145 jurisdictions around the world and ensures quality of service is maintained through a continual vetting process. The network’s multidisciplinary approach ensures a wide range of services are offered to mutual clients through referrals and joint projects. Members meet regularly and have access to a range of online resources aimed at bolstering collaboration. Chief operating officer Maricarmen Trujillo is a key contact.

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